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Hurstwic: Iron Production in the Viking Age

Hurstwic organized an intense research project in 2018-2019 to understand how iron smelting was performed in Viking-age Iceland. For several reasons, it was clear that it differed from iron-making in Viking-age Scandinavia, but the details of how it was

Hurstwic Viking Combat

Mar 22, 2021  Hurstwic Viking Combat. In August 2019, Hurstwic and Eiríksstaðir held a festival in Iceland, Járngerðarhátíð 2019. The festival was a homage to experimental archaeology, with a focus on unlocking the secrets of how Icelanders made iron in the Viking age, secrets that have been lost for centuries. We succeeded!

Hurstwic Iron Production In The Viking Age

The Saga of Hurstwic - Hurstwic Viking Combat. Hurstwic: Iron Production in the Viking Age Although Norse people knew of mining and mined some iron ore in a variety of locations throughout Scandinavia, most Viking era iron was smelted from bog iron.

Hurstwic: Food, Diet, and Nutrition in the Viking Age

The iron tripod shown in the photograph was probably not a common item in the Viking age. A tripod of that nature would only have seen use while traveling, since at home, other means were used to suspend the cauldron. It would not have been economical for a Viking-age family to tie up that much costly iron in a tripod that only saw occasional use.

Hurstwic: Viking History Table of Contents

Viking-Age History: Table of Contents. At Hurstwic, we are eager to share what we have learned about the Viking age, and unlike Mímir and Óðin, we don’t ask that you give up an eye to drink from our well of knowledge. We are pleased to include here links to factual articles about the Viking age

Hurstwic: Towns and Trading in the Viking Age

Norway: timber, iron, soapstone, whetstones, barley, tar Sweden: iron, furs East Baltic regions: amber, slaves, furs Little is known of the details of trade in the Viking age. Probably most is known about Icelandic trade, because of the surviving law books and stories in which trade is described. Most Norse merchants were not professionals.

Hurstwic: Viking Shields

Hurstwic: Viking Shields. Viking Age Arms and Armor. Viking Shields. In the Viking age, fighting men used large, round, wooden shields gripped in the center from behind an iron boss. A reproduction shield is shown to the left, and a historical shield from the Oseberg ship to the right. Shields represent one of several instances where the ...

Hurstwic: Clothing in the Viking Age

Viking-age shoes probably didn't last long - perhaps a few months to half a year before they wore out and were replaced. As a result, worn-out shoes are common finds in Viking-era trash pits. The replica shoes shown to the right are reaching the end of their useful life, based on the visible wear in the sole.

Hurstwic: Viking Swords

Viking Age Arms and Armor Viking Swords. More than anything else, the sword was the mark of a warrior in the Viking age. They were difficult to make, and therefore rare and expensive. The author of Fóstbræðra saga wrote in chapter 3 that in saga-age Iceland, very few men were armed with swords. Of the 100+ weapons found in Viking age pagan ...

Hurstwic Iron Production In The Viking Age

The Saga of Hurstwic - Hurstwic Viking Combat. Hurstwic: Iron Production in the Viking Age Although Norse people knew of mining and mined some iron ore in a variety of locations throughout Scandinavia, most Viking era iron was smelted from bog iron.

Firing Up Ancient Secrets - Hurstwic Viking Combat

Fanndís has long worked with glass and ceramic art made in high-temperature ovens, and her knowledge of Viking-age glass bead making has guided us in our thinking about our iron furnaces. Fanndís will be demonstrating her glass bead work at the festival.

Iron production in the Viking Age - Lofotr Viking Museum ...

Aug 17, 2009  More info : lofotr.noExperimental iron production based on the reconstructed viking age technology. Bloomery iron production based on swedish furn...

Hurstwic: Farms and Villages in the Viking Age

A large farm in Viking age Iceland had around 20 to 40 milk cows, so harvesting and storing sufficient hay to last the winter was an arduous but important task. Studies of several Viking era farms in north Iceland suggest that farms could produce between 0.5 and 0.9 tonnes of hay per hectare (0.22 - 0.44 tons/acre) in good years.

Grimfrost Presents: Did Runes Survive the Viking Age ...

Jul 23, 2016  A simple glimpse at Viking Age related sites in Sweden, this time looking into what happened to the runes when the Viking Age ended. ... Hurstwic: Runes – An ... Iron production in the Viking ...

Hurstwic: Viking Swords

Viking Age Arms and Armor Viking Swords. More than anything else, the sword was the mark of a warrior in the Viking age. They were difficult to make, and therefore rare and expensive. The author of Fóstbræðra saga wrote in chapter 3 that in saga-age Iceland, very few men were armed with swords. Of the 100+ weapons found in Viking age pagan ...

Hurstwic: Building a Viking-age Turf House - YouTube

Sep 07, 2016  Hurstwic recently traveled to Iceland to shoot our next film, “The Final Battle of Grettir the Strong”. The saga hero Grettir, and his brother Illugi, lived ...

Viking Age - Wikipedia

The Viking Age (793–1066 AD) was the period during the Middle Ages when Norsemen known as Vikings undertook large-scale raiding, colonizing, conquest, and trading throughout Europe, and reached North America. It followed the Migration Period and the Germanic Iron Age. The Viking Age applies not only to their homeland of Scandinavia, but to any place significantly settled by Scandinavians ...

Trade during the Viking Age - Wikipedia

While the Vikings are perhaps best known for accumulating wealth by plunder, tribute, and conquest, they were also skilled and successful traders.The Vikings developed several trading centres both in Scandinavia and abroad as well as a series of long-distance trading routes during the Viking Age (c. 8th Century AD to 11th Century AD). Viking trading centres and trade routes would bring ...

Raw material - Wikipedia

Iron ore. Iron ore can be found in a multitude of forms and sources. The primary forms of iron ore today are Hematite and Magnetite.While iron ore can be found throughout the world, only the deposits in the order of millions of tonnes are processed for industrial purposes. The top five exporters of Iron ore are Australia, Brazil, South Africa, Canada, and Ukraine.

Iron Age Scandinavia - Wikipedia

The Iron Age in Scandinavia and Northern Europe begins around 500 BC with the Jastorf culture, and is taken to last until c. 800 AD and the beginning Viking Age.It succeeds the Nordic Bronze Age with the introduction of ferrous metallurgy by contact with the Hallstatt D/La Tène cultures.. Pre-Roman Iron Age (5th to 1st centuries BC). There are many bog bodies from Danish bog areas, some ...

Hurstwic - Home Facebook

The teaser trailer for Hurstwic's next DVD, based on the final battle of Gísli Súrsson. It is the first in our new series of DVDs on great Viking-age battles, and we plan to release it in spring, 2015. Approximate run time of the DVD will be 90 minutes.

Viking Age arms and armour - Wikipedia

Viking Age arms and armour. Knowledge about military technology of the Viking Age (late 8th to mid-11th century Europe) is based on relatively sparse archaeological finds, pictorial representation, and to some extent on the accounts in the Norse sagas and laws recorded in the 14th century. According to custom, all free Norse men were required ...

Hurstwic - Clothing in The Viking Age Weaving Loom

Hurstwic: Clothing in the Viking Age. Now that we at Hurstwic have done some extended outdoor winter events, my opinion of Norse era footwear has changed considerably. The shoes soak through pretty easily in wet snow, resulting in wet feet. People without socks quickly get uncomfortably cold feet, even dangerously cold feet.

Grimfrost Presents: Did Runes Survive the Viking Age ...

Jul 23, 2016  A simple glimpse at Viking Age related sites in Sweden, this time looking into what happened to the runes when the Viking Age ended. ... Hurstwic: Runes – An ... Iron production in the Viking ...

(PDF) Ore, Fire, Hammer, Sickle: Iron Production in Viking ...

Iron production may be used as a window through which to view, in part, the. economic structure of Icelandic society during the Viking Age (c. AD 870-1000) and Early Medieval (AD 1000-1264 ...

Ore, Fire, Hammer, Sickle: Iron Production in Viking Age ...

Háls: A Viking Age Iron Production complex in western IcelandThe site of Háls is located on a low ridge crest, 100 m above modem sea levei, in the interior portion of western lceland's Borgarfjörður district (Fig-11.1).Excavations at the site began in 1988 and focussed initially on the remains of an Early Medieval farmstead occupied c. AD ...

THE LATER NORDIC IRON VIKING AGE - IK Foundation

Sep 17, 2015  The Nordic Viking Age’s (c.790-1050AD) single tiny textile fragment from the Malmö area, is not making it possible to have a view about the precise development of the design/weaving techniques in this place. But the rich Danish finds are also for this period of great interest, demonstrating that the complexity of some fabrics now had reached ...

Iron Age Scandinavia - Wikipedia

The Iron Age in Scandinavia and Northern Europe begins around 500 BC with the Jastorf culture, and is taken to last until c. 800 AD and the beginning Viking Age.It succeeds the Nordic Bronze Age with the introduction of ferrous metallurgy by contact with the Hallstatt D/La Tène cultures.. Pre-Roman Iron Age (5th to 1st centuries BC). There are many bog bodies from Danish bog areas, some ...

Viking Age - Wikipedia

The Viking Age (793–1066 AD) was the period during the Middle Ages when Norsemen known as Vikings undertook large-scale raiding, colonizing, conquest, and trading throughout Europe, and reached North America. It followed the Migration Period and the Germanic Iron Age. The Viking Age applies not only to their homeland of Scandinavia, but to any place significantly settled by Scandinavians ...

Hurstwic - Home Facebook

The teaser trailer for Hurstwic's next DVD, based on the final battle of Gísli Súrsson. It is the first in our new series of DVDs on great Viking-age battles, and we plan to release it in spring, 2015. Approximate run time of the DVD will be 90 minutes.

Viking Age arms and armour - Wikipedia

Viking Age arms and armour. Knowledge about military technology of the Viking Age (late 8th to mid-11th century Europe) is based on relatively sparse archaeological finds, pictorial representation, and to some extent on the accounts in the Norse sagas and laws recorded in the 14th century. According to custom, all free Norse men were required ...

Adventures in Early Iron Production - An overview of ...

Adventures in Early Iron Production - An overview of experimental iron smelts, 2001 - 2005,. A paper presented by Darrell Markewitz. at the 1st Annual Symposium,fo the 'Friends of the Medieval Studies Society of the Royal Ontario Museum' in March 2006. It deals with an ongoing experimental archaeology project to learn about Norse wrought iron production using bloomery iron furnaces of the ...

Viking and Early Middle Ages Northern Scandinavian ...

Oct 18, 2013  From the Viking Age, 800–1050 AD there are more finds of hemp pollen and hemp seeds, for example from the area Lake Mälaren, near Stockholm and in

Minerals of the Vikings Rock Gem Magazine

Another widely used Viking gemstone is almandine, or iron aluminum silicate, the dark-red member of the garnet group of minerals. Almandine has been recovered from ancient graves in Sweden that predate the Viking Age. The Vikings believed that the red gem offered warriors protection in battle and enhanced fighting prowess.

Exposing the Roots of the Viking Horned Helmet Myth ...

Feb 04, 2016  The Viking age lasted from the 8th to 11th centuries. Depictions of Vikings from that era show them either without helmets or with iron or leather helmets. ... In fact, the Vikings made their helmets of several pieces of iron riveted together, says Hurstwic : “Both before and after the Viking era, helmet bowls were made from one piece of ...

Things The Vikings Couldn't Live Without - Grunge

Mar 23, 2021  As it turns out, they were an essential part of Viking lives, as tots "under the age of 15 made up nearly half of the population" (via Hurstwic). The average life expectancy of the Norse population during this period was "about 20 years," so no time would be wasted when it came to integrating youths into society, treating them "as small adults."

Hurstwic - Clothing in The Viking Age Weaving Loom

Hurstwic: Clothing in the Viking Age. Now that we at Hurstwic have done some extended outdoor winter events, my opinion of Norse era footwear has changed considerably. The shoes soak through pretty easily in wet snow, resulting in wet feet. People without socks quickly get uncomfortably cold feet, even dangerously cold feet.

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